Adding a module that mimics part of the brain can prevent common errors made by computer vision models.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~8 min
What's SSUP? The Sample, Simulate, Update cognitive model developed by MIT researchers learns to use tools like humans do.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~5 min
Recurrent processing via prefrontal cortex, necessary for quick visual object processing in primates, provides a key insight for developing brain-like artificial intelligence.
Oct. 20, 2020 • ~5 min
In some situations, asking “what if everyone did that?” is a common strategy for judging whether an action is right or wrong.
Oct. 2, 2020 • ~7 min
New statistical model may help scientists understand how animals infer whether surroundings are novel or haven’t changed enough to be a new context.
Aug. 12, 2020 • ~6 min
Part of the visual cortex dedicated to recognizing objects appears predisposed to identifying words and letters, a study finds.
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~7 min
Recent advances give theoretical insight into why deep learning networks are successful.
July 27, 2020 • ~6 min
Acoustic and biological constraints shape how we hear harmony across cultures.
July 1, 2020 • ~7 min
Computer model of face processing could reveal how the brain produces richly detailed visual representations so quickly.
March 4, 2020 • ~10 min
Researchers discover that no magic is required to explain why deep networks generalize despite going against statistical intuition.
Feb. 28, 2020 • ~4 min